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Wednesday 16 March 1938

1938-03-16

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Flash Gordon's Trip to Mars, directed by Ford Beebe, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1938
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Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Flash Gordon's Trip to Mars

Directed by: Ford Beebe

Starring: Buster Crabbe, Jean Rogers, Charles Middleton

Country: United States

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Bluebeard's Eighth Wife

Directed by: Ernst Lubitsch

Starring: Claudette Colbert, Gary Cooper, Edward Everett Horton

Country: United States

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Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm

Directed by: Allan Dwan

Starring: Shirley Temple, Randolph Scott, Jack Haley

Country: United States

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Jezebel

Directed by: William Wyler

Starring: Bette Davis, Henry Fonda, George Brent

Country: United States

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Child Bride

Directed by: Harry J. Revier

Starring: Shirley Mills, Bob Bollinger, Warner Richmond

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Byng-Ho!

Starring: Douglas Byng, The BBC Television Orchestra

Country: United Kingdom

Comedy Cabaret

Starring: Molly Fisher, Charles Heslop, Arthur Prince, George Robey

Country: United Kingdom

Eric Wild and His Band

Starring: Eric Wild and His Band

Country: United Kingdom

Craftsmen at Work

Starring: S.P.B. Mais

Country: United Kingdom

BBC TV Cricket

Starring: Richie Benaud, Clive Lloyd, Viv Richards, David Gower

Country: United Kingdom

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 March 1938 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Urho's Day - the fictional patron saint of Finnish immigrants to the US, created by Richard Mattson in 1956
  • Latvia - The controversial Latvia Legions are celebrated in Latvia, where about 140,000 men joined the Waffen SS National Legions during World War II, trying to defend Latvia. Since February 23, 2000, this day is no longer an official celebration day.
  • Saint Heribert of Cologne (died 1021)
  • Saint Eusebia (+680)
  • Saint Benedicta (+1260)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Anthony Leggett: British psychic and columnist with a weekly page in the "National Examiner.
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Facts:
  • Temple defeats Colorado to win 1st NIT

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What news were making the headlines those days in March 1938?

  • Life: Jane Froman
  • Time: N.Y. Ranger hockey player Dave Kerr
  • Life: Texas high school

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

The Yearling

By: Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings

No novel better epitomizes the love between a child and a pet than The Yearling. Young Jody adopts an orphaned fawn he calls Flag and makes it a part of his family and his best friend.

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The Citadel

By: A. J. Cronin

This thrilling novel of a doctor's life has been the subject of a Mobil Masterpiece Theatre dramatic series on PBS. "Cronin's distinguished achievement. . . .

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My Son, My Son!

By: Howard Spring

18x11x3cm. Broché.

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Rebecca

By: Daphne du Maurier

With these words, the reader is ushered into an isolated gray stone mansion on the windswept Cornish coast, as the second Mrs. Maxim de Winter recalls the chilling events that transpired as she began her new life as the young ...

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